Ana White

Ana White


Answering a child’s question: A land of the free, home of the brave — for whom? | Ana White

By: - April 11, 2021

How do we explain the ‘Land of the Free, Home of the Brave’ idea to the children, who are seeing the broken promises play out in real time?


A Tale of Two Cities: The search for Harrisburg’s next mayor | Ana White

By: - February 9, 2021

One thing the next mayor must have is a healthy balance of desired outcomes rooted in near delusional hope and rational sobering reality.


The Big Buy-In: How cultural competency and cultural humility wins elections | Ana White

By: - January 10, 2021

This year's candidates will have to become clear navigators in their own limitations while holding up strong partnerships with respected culturally knowledgeable stakeholders.


Don’t buy the myth of pandemic productivity. Look after yourself. These are trying times | Ana White

By: - December 4, 2020

We may have more time, but those times are occupied by instability, constant reshaping, brainstorming, and figuring it out one day at a time.


Amid a fall COVID-19 surge, let’s call a time-out on sports | Ana White

By: - November 24, 2020

However, what we may push for in determination to keep normalcy could cost us more than we are anticipating losing.


The election is over. How do we move toward a better America? | Ana White

By: - November 12, 2020

As we tend to our wounds, and make peace in the process, perhaps one of the things we can agree on is that moving beyond election season will be no small feat.


Census 2020: How we miss the mark on collecting data | Ana White

By: - October 23, 2020

The decennial count does a bad job of capturing and reflecting the true diversity of America's Black and Brown communities.


So you’re suffering from election fatigue? You’re not the only one. Here’s how to cope | Ana White

By: - October 11, 2020

Many have opted out of participating in any political events, not because of their ignorance or disregard for civic duty, but for self-care.


What we’re talking about when we’re talking about the ‘Black vote’ | Ana White

By: - October 1, 2020

What, if anything, is so different about the "Black vote?" And what is behind the push to secure the vote of what is now seen as one of the strongest blocs in American politics?


Call of Duty: Mental health workers have a key role during police interactions | Ana White

By: - September 24, 2020

The city of Harrisburg and surrounding cities have been hit with hardships involving its citizens and police that have left many wanting to address law enforcement’s role in addressing mental health issues from the citizens they serve.


We’re saying her name over and over and over. Now grant Breonna Taylor justice | Ana White

By: - August 28, 2020

How can Breonna Taylor be socially relevant, but largely muted in the one space where it matters most: the criminal justice system?


The insanity behind voting: Why your mental health matters at the polls | Ana White

By: - July 24, 2020

It is in our best interest, in a world and time where anxiety, depression, and coping skills are at their limit, that we don’t mentally exhaust people out of voting.